100,000 slaves – 80 years.

Some things you can look at photos of, and then some things you need to see in real life.



Every now and then, traveling gets epic.

It could be something small like finding the best vegan cheesecake ever, or it could be something big like hanging out at the PYRAMIDS !!!

I’ve sat on these photos for over 2 weeks while I tried to pen some words to sum-up the experience, but still I sit, wordless to anything of value, and only a few rolls of scratched negs to share.

So kick back and enjoy the the photos for now, but better still, get yourself there.

Camera:Lomo LCA
Film: Fuji Superia X-Tra 400
Location: Pyramids of Giza, Egypt. June 2010.
Photoshop: Scanning color-shift corrections.

Gallery Pt. 2 coming soon.

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12 Responses to “100,000 slaves – 80 years.”


  1. 1 VS June 25, 2010 at 9:01 pm

    I love you Matthew Kovacs. Nice pictures.

  2. 2 Amelia June 25, 2010 at 11:36 pm

    So I was just sitting in my hotel room flicking through my July/august copy of frankie, turn the page AND THERE YOU ARE!! I was just really excited.

  3. 3 Carpathian Peasant June 26, 2010 at 12:18 am

    Kovacs?

    That’s a Hungarian name. Don’t let it deflate you, but maybe that’s why I appreciate your stuff. Similar thought patterns (on two different continents yet).

    I like the picture of the sitting camel best. Man and beast friend, a huge beast at that.

  4. 4 Ceslie June 26, 2010 at 12:45 am

    I’ve been there, so much bigger than you think they’ll be.
    Fascinating place and the area surrounding it also.
    Thanks for sharing.

  5. 5 Laughing Hard Crying Harder June 26, 2010 at 5:58 am

    Why would you eat vegan cheesecake when you can have the real thing!?

    Is that camel wearing a crown?

  6. 6 felicia June 26, 2010 at 3:19 pm

    My favorite is the one with the camel and pyramid. Your photographs are postcards.

    amazing. am-za-zing.

  7. 7 Veronica Twizzler June 26, 2010 at 11:50 pm

    It wasn’t slaves, it was aliens…or giants. Great pics, though.

  8. 8 paula June 27, 2010 at 2:15 pm

    nice frankie spread x

  9. 9 Alex June 28, 2010 at 12:24 pm

    These may be my favorite photos of your trip yet.
    Epic.

  10. 10 soulspring June 28, 2010 at 4:18 pm

    Gorgeous photos…the color and moods of the sky in them is incredible, very inspiring shades of blue, very romantic. Let’s not under-rate finding great vegan cheesecake…a vegan speaking… 🙂 Peace…

  11. 11 stella from moscow July 2, 2010 at 5:50 am

    oh! you are in egypt? wow
    i am here as well btw

  12. 12 fröken söt August 4, 2010 at 9:38 pm

    Dear Matthew

    you are the best

    and a miss you so much

    xoxo

    sophie


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